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Definición de “thumb” en inglés

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thumbnoun [C]

uk   us   /θʌm/
B1 the short, thick finger on the side of your hand that makes it possible to hold and pick things up easily
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thumbverb

uk   us   /θʌm/
thumb a lift informal to stand near the edge of a road and hold out your hand with the thumb raised as a signal for a vehicle to stop and take you somewhere: We thumbed a lift to London.thumb your nose at sb/sth to show no respect, or to raise the end of your thumb to the end of your nose to show that you do not respect someone: He has thumbed his nose at authority all his life.
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Traducciones de “thumb”
en árabe إبْهام…
en coreano 엄지 손가락…
in Malaysian ibu jari…
en francés pouce…
en turco baş parmak…
en italiano pollice…
en chino (tradicionál) 拇指…
en ruso большой палец…
en polaco kciuk…
in Vietnamese ngón tay cái, phần của găng tay bọc ngón tay cái…
en español pulgar…
en portugués polegar…
in Thai นิ้วหัวแม่มือ, ถุงมือที่ปิดนิ้วหัวแม่มือ…
en alemán der Daumen…
en catalán polze…
en japonés 親指…
in Indonesian ibujari…
en chino (simplificado) 拇指…
(Definition of thumb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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